The Danish Competition Authority orders a fashion company to stop anti-competitive information exchange with its retailers (Hugo Boss / Kaufmann) (Hugo Boss / Ginsborg)

On 24 June 2020, the Danish Competition Council (“DCC”) adopted two separate decisions concerning anticompetitive conduct engaged in: (i) between the clothing manufacturer, supplier and retailer Hugo Boss Nordic ApS (“Hugo Boss”) and the retailer Axel Kaufmann ApS (“Kaufmann”) and (ii) between Hugo Boss and the retailer Ginsborg ApS and Ginsborg Frederiksberg Centret ApS (“Gins‐ borg”). In short, the DCC found that the parties illegally exchanged information on prices, discounts and quantities in relation to future retail sales by Hugo Boss, which constituted a restriction by object in violation of Section 6 of the Danish Competition Act and Article 101(1) TFEU. The DCC found that Hugo Boss has a vertical relationship with both Kaufmann

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Andrzej Kmiecik, Helga Gudmundsdottir, Marcus Gustafsson, The Danish Competition Authority orders a fashion company to stop anti-competitive information exchange with its retailers (Hugo Boss / Kaufmann) (Hugo Boss / Ginsborg), 24 June 2020, e-Competitions June 2020, Art. N° 96297

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